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Holika Ropan On Magh Purnima - Beginning Of Holi Festival

Holika Ropan is a unique ritual observed in North India on the Purnima or full moon day in the Magh month. Holika Ropan 2024 date is February 24. This particular ritual observed on Maghi Poornima day is of significance to certain Hindu communities in North India.

It is a ritual associated with Holi festival. The day kick starts the preparation for the Holi festival for certain communities. The Ropan ritual is thus of great importance to those people who observe Holi festival traditionally. The ritual is ignored in western parts of India.

Holika Dahan takes place on the next Purnima day of full moon day, which is the Phalgun Purnima.